Food Manufacturing Level 3 Apprenticeship - Halifax

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  • Salary: £18,000

In Summary

Food Manufacturing Level 3 Apprenticeship - Halifax 19-20

Job Description

What can you expect?
As the world’s largest food  and drinks manufacturer, Apprenticeships don’t come bigger than this.
This is your opportunity to be trained in how to operate in a food production environment, improving work practices, learning about quality, safety and hygiene with a huge array of products and processes.

Once into your Apprenticeship we will be looking for you to analyse and improve what we have, to keep us fresh and innovative.
You’ll look at our processes and will use your skills, training and ideas to keep our world-class manufacturing operations moving forward.

This is a three-year UK wide program which is split between college and workplace.
This will encompass six modules over the first two years immersing you in key topics. Each module lasts one week and will be off site at a college.
This provides a great opportunity for you to build relationships with your peers outside the workplace. We will cover all travel and accomodation costs, including meal allowances.
Each year your salary will increase on successful completion of your training and your upward progression could see you fast becoming one of our experts in a range of fields.

Join us and you’ll:

  • Gain a Level 3 Advanced Food & Drink Process Operator Apprenticeship qualification
  • Become a future Developed Operator, Technical Operator or Lead Operator, who will help us continually improve our processes and maintain our machinery to the highest standards
  • Gain an understanding of how we make our products, including the science behind our processes
  • Access great benefits, training and development, all in a fantastic working environment

About Us

Nestlé Academy has built its reputation as a continual innovator over a history of more than a century and a half.
So, for an ambitious Engineering Apprentice, it really is the best of both worlds.
A safe, secure business with which to build a successful career but, also, the kind of employer that encourages you to try new ways of doing things.

That’s why we’re now looking for people who love exploring ideas. Does that sound like you?
Have you been looking for a head-start in your career? Looking at your options and opportunities?
That bold, impressive ability to look critically at your choices is just what we want to see from the next generation of Nestlé innovators.

Additional Information

Who are we looking for?
We’re after individuals who just need the chance to show how they can make a difference, add value and excel – we’re the largest food and drinks manufacturer in the world, so this is a unique opportunity.
The apprenticeship starts in September 2019. To be considered, you will need: 5 GCSEs or equivalent (actual or predicted) at grades 9 - 4 (or A* - C if received in 2017 or previous), which must include English and Maths.

If you want to really have an impact on the working world, this is the programme for you.
We’re looking for ambitious, passionate people, who will take the initiative and are full of great ideas, all underpinned by a desire to learn new skills.
It’ll take commitment, a commercial mind-set and a heck of a lot of hard work.
In short, it’ll take people who want to build a lasting career full of exciting challenges.

Due to shift working, there is a minimum age requirement for this role and therefore to be eligible you must be 18 by 1st September 2020.

Working at Nestlé Halifax
This historic factory was bought in 1909 by sweet maker John Mackintosh, whose son invented the world famous Quality Street here in 1936.
We bought the brand in 1988 and are now busy making 12.5 million Quality Street sweets per day between May and November, a third of which are exported to 50 countries all over the world.
Our 685 people, which increases to 900 in peak season and includes a number of Apprentices and Graduates, also produce After Eight mints and 13.5 million Easter eggs for a number of brands each year, including KitKat, Rolo, Aero and Smarties.


Build a career filled with innovation. Apply today at the link below.

  • Scheme Type: Apprenticeship
  • Open Date: 31 October 2019
  • Date Added: 04 November 2019
  • Start Date: The role starts between August and September 2020